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Eliminating Light Pollution on Sea Turtle Nesting Beaches

Implementing Organization

Sea Turtle Conservancy

Overview

DWH Project Funding

$1,500,000

Known Leveraged Funding

$0

Funding Organization

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Funding Program

NFWF Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF)

Details

Project Category

Environmental

Project Actions

Species Restoration

Targeted Resources

Sea Turtles

Project Description

Increase sea turtle nesting success on Florida panhandle beaches by solving artificial light problems on private properties that are known to disorient thousands of hatchlings per year.

Contact

David B. Godfrey
352-373-6441
david@conserveturtles.org
Project Website
Project Partners

Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Affiliated Institutions

None

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